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Dropping Salamanders May 24, 2022

Posted by geoff in News.
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Turns out some salamanders (the ones that live in tall redwood trees) are capable of gliding, whereas your regular salamander is not.

Scientists being scientists, they dropped both kinds in a wind tunnel (video at the link). I’ll bet they giggled when they dropped the first (regular) guy.

Poor bastard.

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1. Jimbro - May 24, 2022

Arboreal salamanders … I learned something new today

2. skinbad - May 27, 2022

As God is my witness, I thought salamanders could glide.

3. Bunk Strutts - May 29, 2022

Berkely stoners…
“Dude. What if we made them eat Cheetos for a week. I bet they turn orange.”

4. Castophrenic Hot Links – Tacky Raccoons - May 29, 2022

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